Trump accuses China of 'manipulating' its currency

BBC News - August 21, 2018 - 1:38am
The comments come amid an intensifying trade fight between the two economic giants.
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Quit-smoking helpline number on India packs

BBC News - August 21, 2018 - 1:31am
India has also released new pictorial warnings, showing images of diseased organs and rotting teeth.
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Radioactive device goes missing in Malaysia

BBC News - August 21, 2018 - 1:27am
It's not the first time a device like this has vanished but authorities say there's no reason to panic.
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Fed's solo act faces tremors in Turkey and a slower Europe

Reuters News - August 21, 2018 - 1:23am
The U.S. Federal Reserve, deep into a cycle of rate hikes it hopes to continue into 2020, now faces emerging risks from abroad that could short-circuit its plans.
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Madonna gets no respect for Aretha Franklin VMA tribute

Reuters News - August 21, 2018 - 1:20am
The Queen of Pop Madonna led a tribute on Monday to the late Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA's) but angered fans who felt she spent more time talking about herself than the Queen of Soul.
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Taiwan says China 'out of control' as it looses El Salvador to Beijing

Reuters News - August 21, 2018 - 1:07am
Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly out of control" behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year.
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Camila Cabello beats Beyonce, Drake for top VMA prizes

Reuters News - August 21, 2018 - 12:42am
Cuban-born Camila Cabello beat out heavy hitters Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Drake to take home the two top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday.
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Protesters topple Confederate soldier statue in North Carolina

Reuters News - August 21, 2018 - 12:25am
Protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of University of North Carolina on Monday, the latest move to dismantle Civil War symbols amid a fierce debate about race and the legacy of slavery in the United States.
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U.S. tariffs cast a cloud over Huawei's solar electronics launch

Reuters News - August 21, 2018 - 12:08am
Huawei Technology Co's coming U.S. launch of a solar-panel control device is expected to collide with new Trump administration tariffs on Chinese electronics, undermining a product that analysts had seen as challenging rivals on pricing.
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Factbox: Key winners at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 11:58pm
The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards were held in New York on Monday.
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Asian stocks up on hopes trade tensions may ease, Trump comments weigh on dollar

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 11:11pm
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by hopes Beijing and Washington would dial back trade hostilities, though comments from the U.S. president about the yuan and Federal Reserve policy capped gains and weighed on the dollar.
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Taiwan loses another ally to China

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 11:01pm
Taiwan lost another ally to Beijing on Tuesday when diplomatic ties with El Salvador were severed, as China presses the remaining nations with diplomatic links to Taipei to end them.
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El Salvador breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan to favor Beijing

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 10:32pm
El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren announced in a nationally televised speech that his government has broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and instead established new diplomatic ties with China.
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Exclusive: Trump doesn't expect much from China trade talks this week

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 8:43pm
U.S. President Donald Trump does not expect much progress from trade talks with China this week in Washington, he told Reuters on Monday.
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Asia stocks capped, dollar droops following Trump comments

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 8:40pm
Asian stocks were capped and the dollar dipped on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies and said he was "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve for hiking interest rates.
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Foreign automakers oppose Trump NAFTA plan as U.S-Mexico talks resume

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 8:26pm
Foreign-brand automakers with U.S. plants do not support Trump administration rules to raise the amount of local content in North American-made vehicles, a group representing companies including Toyota Motor Corp , Volkswagen AG and Hyundai Motor Co has told key U.S. lawmakers.
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Colorado man charged in murder of family claims wife strangled kids

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 7:42pm
A Colorado oil worker charged with murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters told investigators following his arrest that he killed his wife after she strangled the children, court documents showed on Monday.
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Australia PM survives leadership challenge - reports

BBC News - August 20, 2018 - 7:39pm
Malcolm Turnbull overcomes a challenge by a senior government colleague, Australian media reports
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Britain presses for more EU sanctions against Russia

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 7:34pm
Britain on Tuesday will call for the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying the bloc had to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the United States, which hit Moscow with new economic curbs this month.
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Two arrested for allegedly spying for Iran in U.S.

Reuters News - August 20, 2018 - 7:32pm
Two Iranian men were indicted on Monday for allegedly spying for Tehran in the United States, including conducting surveillance at a Jewish facility and gathering information on backers of the militant Iranian opposition Mujahideen-e Khalq, the Justice Department said.
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